Football is a spring sport…if we’re lucky

It’s over. Just like that, by a vote of the Big Ten’s 14 schools on Tuesday, there will be no football games this fall for Ohio State and ...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Perch fishing remains great

Perch fishing remains great

In my last article I talked about perch fishing and I shared with you that the perch bite was starting to heat up on Lake Erie but there was concern t...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Residents wants drive-thru testing site

I am writing to The Sentinel and the Health Department.I was wondering when Morrow County will have a drive-thru testing facility for COVID-19.Knox Co...

August 10th, 2020 |  



Reflections: Celebrating the fair’s centennial anniversary

Reflections: Celebrating the fair’s centennial anniversary

The 100th anniversary of the Morrow County Fair was celebrated in many ways in August, 1950, including a parade, grandstand program and many other eve...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Preacher’s Point: Trust — Where are you?

Preacher’s Point: Trust — Where are you?

We have reached a time in our country when trust is nearly non-existent.As a Pastor, from time to time, I will counsel married couples. Any problem ca...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Reflections: County fairs ‘genuine and true’

Reflections: County fairs ‘genuine and true’

It’s fair time in Ohio, but as we all know the COVID-19 virus has caused disruption in the 2020 schedule of all fairs in Ohio.That leaves me sad...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Preacher’s Point: What is really coming?

Preacher’s Point: What is really coming?

Since the start of the virus, this column has focused mostly on Biblical prophecy. I feel it prudent to take a step back and give readers an overview ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

The summer has been a hot one but the fishing continues to be hot as well especially up at the big pond to the north which we call Lake Erie.The walle...

July 27th, 2020 |  


Proud of small-town spirit

I very much enjoyed reading your front-page editorial of July 8th, “Small towns get it done.” You summed up the travails that we and our f...

July 26th, 2020 |  


Reflections: Lest We Forget their sacrifices

Reflections: Lest We Forget their sacrifices

While going through past newspapers I paused at the July 26, 1945 edition, 75 years ago, of The Morrow County Independent, where there are three separ...

July 24th, 2020 |